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Filtration and Separation news, November 2009

Amiad Filtration Systems Ltd has acquired a majority stake in JSK Engineering Co, an India-based supplier and manufacturer of products for the water filtra


GLV Inc has closed the acquisition of Christ Water Technology AG through its indirect subsidiary Eimco Water Technologies GmbH.


The reverse osmosis desalination plants are aimed at meeting the growing demand for potable water for use in industrial and drinking water applications


The compact SFD (Separator Filter Dryer) system from SKF can treat a compressed air stream directly from the tanks, eliminating the need for after coolers,


Biorem Inc’s new SK Series of skid mounted, two-stage biofilters should help to advance the company’s organic growth strategy of significantly increasing i


The financing, design, construction and operation of the Victorian desalination plant are now secure after the successful completion of syndication by Nati


Enabling users to create new purification protocols and modify existing ones, the BindIt 3.1 software allows KingFisher Flex to interface with liquid handl


The Bank of Jiangsu is to provide up to RMB3 billion worth of financing facilities to Hyflux Ltd and its associated companies over the next three years to


Filtration specialist Pall Corp has officially opened its new European headquarters in Fribourg, Switzerland.


Combining effective filtration with a cast steel filter, the STF series of tank top mounted return filters from Parker Hannifin are designed for marine and


The gravity grease interceptors are designed to intercept and collect large quantities of sewer clogging fats, oil and grease and solid food waste discharg


ProMetic Life Sciences Inc and MacoPharma have announced that the Advisory Committee on the Safety of Blood, Tissues and Organs (SaBTO) is advising the use


Used to clean stored diesel fuel and transfer fuel between tanks, the Emergency Fuel Transfer and Filtration Unit (PTFU) from RCI Technologies has been imp


Following the successful installation at Windermere STW, the Hydrotech Discfilters from Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies are now being used for tertia


The market for filter media will be worth US$25 billion in 2010 according to new research in a series of reports published by the McIlvaine Co.


Hyflux Ltd is to invest more than US$120 million over the next 3–5 years in a new global headquarters and a membrane manufacturing facility in Singapore.


Incorporating a super absorbent filter media, the FW series water absorbing cartridge removes water and micronic contaminants from diesel fuel, gasoline, h


Larox has successfully completed the registration of its new subsidiary in India.


Worth NIS1.5-2 billion, the Mekorot National Water Company tender is for the construction of a desalination plant in Ashdod, Israel.


When the desalination plant opens in 2012, it will transfer water from the water collection facility near the town of Puerto Totoralillo through a 120 km a


Nonwovens, a new study from the Freedonia Group predicts this 3.7% annual increase based on the aging population who will increase the market for adult inc


The Zorflex VB and Zorflex VB Plus activated carbon cloths from Chemviron Carbon Cloth Division were tested by the Health Protection Agency (HPA) using the


Flanders Corp has been awarded a US$10.6 million purchase agreement for the supply of containment air filtration equipment for the United States Army Medic


Mann+Hummel is reducing the headcount at its Ludwigsburg facility in Germany by 330 between now and 2012 because of the sharp downturn in sales at its Auto


80.5% of Christ Water Technology AG’s voting shares have been tendered into GLV Inc’s voluntary takeover bid, exceeding the minimum acceptance threshold of


Mark Holmes introduces the November/December issue of Filtration and Separation magazine


Delivering up to a 200% improvement in flow over other leading filters with the same retention rating, the hydrophobic filters from W L Gore & Associates


The 4,000 tonne desalination evaporator which has been installed in the desert around 60 km west of Abu Dhabi will supply a quarter of a million people wit


Opting for UV disinfection instead of chlorine, as part of its ‘non-chemical’ approach to water treatment, the island of Aruba has installed ten of the Ber


Based on Kimberly-Clark’s bi-component, nonwoven technology, the new filter media delivers high initial and high sustained particle capture efficiencies, h


The first public demonstration of 3M’s new Cuno Filtration Triplex Skid in a production scenario has taken place in Norway.


Al-Khaluf desalination plant, located approximately 450 kms from the Oman capital, Muscat, uses Modern Water’s Manipulated Osmosis Desalination (MOD) techn


The Trekkopje uranium mine, 30kms north of the coastal town of Swakopmund, Namibia began production in 2009 and is expected to produce around 8.5 million p


The Puron Plus MBR (membrane bioreactor) plant from Koch Membrane Systems offers a small footprint which has been optimized for effluent requirements.


Designed for the surface treatment industries, the ceramic microfiltration plants from Elga Process Water feature CeraMem industrial strength ceramic membr


After eleven years of planning and permitting, Poseidon Resources has announced that construction has begun on the first large-scale desalination plant in


Koch Membrane Systems Inc has promoted Dr Mark Rizzone to business manager, industrial processes for the Americas and Asia Pacific regions.


Alfa Laval has won a SEK130 million order for plate heat exchangers and filters to be used for cooling duties in two new nuclear power reactors in China.


Millipore Corp has been named “Corporate Citizen of the Year” by the New England Clean Energy Council.


Using natural gas filtration, the Gas Sentinel filter from Clark Reliance improves equipment performance and reduces maintenance costs.


Released during the IDA World Congress ‘state of desalination’ briefing held by the IDA and Global Water Intelligence (GWI), the report highlighted the rec


Offering protection against the colourless and odourless gas, the RLA 100 low gas detection device from Witt gives an audio and visual alarm when it detect


Used for the treatment of Haemophilia B, BAC’s anti-Factor IX CaptureSelect affinity ligand will be used in the large scale purification of recombinant Fac


Regular use of the Exair Chip Trapper can increase the life-expectancy of coolant from six weeks to six months.


The high performance pleated filter cartridges from Argonide Corporation have a lower shipping weight per cartridge, helping to reduce shipping costs.


Using the SWRO 440-series Filmtec elements from Dow Water & Process Solutions the SSDP is expected to produce 50 billion litres of drinking water annually


Ahlstrom Corp has started negotiations on the possible closure of a paper machine for filtration materials at its manufacturing plant in Barcelona, Spain,


Energy Recovery Inc has unveiled its new Quadribaric technology at the International Desalination Association World Congress 2009 in Dubai.


Using a 43,000 sq ft section of a car park, the EPA’s (Environmental Protection Agency) Green Infrastructure Research Programme is testing three different


Metso is to make a public tender offer to purchase all of the issued and outstanding shares in Tamfelt, a leader in technical textiles.


Meeting cleanroom ‘Class 1000’ specifications, the McDry MCU-401 hepa filter from Seika Machinery Inc is designed for precision measuring instruments, elec


Incorporating sample re-collection for repeat analysis, the TD-100 from Markes International Ltd can detect traces of toxic and odorous chemicals in air/ga


The unit of Millenium, Semper Pure, F-801 and 700 Series of RO systems were sold to Fresenius Medical Care (FMC) to produce high purity water to feed artif


G Bopp & Co AG, the Swiss manufacturer of precision woven wire mesh, has relocated its New York headquarters and warehouse to an 8400 sq ft custom-built fa


Amiad Filtration Systems Ltd has signed a non-binding term sheet to acquire Arkal Filtration Systems Cooperative Agricultural Society Ltd.


David H Koch, will address attendees at the opening of the International Desalination Association’s World Congress in Dubai on 7 November 2009


The German technical disaster relief organisation, THW (Technisches Hilfswerk), mobilised Berkefeld’s TWA 15 UF to remove considerable impurities from the


Working at low differential pressure, GEA Niro’s SANICIP bag filters make sure that powder is removed from every part of the bag.


Energy Recovery Inc’s PX Pressure Exchanger devices will be installed at a seawater reverse osmosis (SWRO) desalination plant in Tenes, Algeria.


Larox has inaugurated the company’s brand new filter production plant in Suzhou, China.


Thames Water’s Sewage Treatment Works at Cranleigh, Surrey, will use the NSAF (Nitrifying Saturated Air Flotation) plant to purify the 120 litres of wastew


Memstar Technology Ltd has been awarded a RMB60 million contract to supply membrane products to a 100 000 m3/day wastewater treatment plant currently under


Natco Al-Rushaid Middle East Ltd’s fabrication facility in Jubail, Saudi Arabia, is now fully operational.


Hollingsworth & Vose is to install a carbon composite filter media manufacturing line in the United States.


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